Substance Abuse Counselor in Columbia, MO at Compass Health

Date Posted: 3/30/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $16.59-$23.11 hourly

Pathways Community Behavioral Healthcare Inc, the largest rural behavioral healthcare agency in Missouri is searching for a substance abuse counselors for our women's and adolescents' residential programs.  Children/family experience preferred. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Provide initial evaluation and assessment interview upon consumer’s admission.  Make recommendation for treatment and referral as appropriate
  2. Develop individualized treatment plans, defining plan of services and intervention.  Update treatment plans according to documentation requirements
  3. Provide individual, couple, group and family therapy according to the consumer’s treatment needs.  Provide crisis intervention services as needed
  4. Document clinical service delivery within 72 hours of consumer contact.  Documentation meets all appropriate HIPPA and Medicaid/Medicare documentation guidelines
  5. Keep records of consumer contacts as specific by accounting and statistical needs of the organization.  Complete all required OTR’s/PA’s to allow for billing of clinical service in a timely manner
  6. Maintain appropriate size caseload in meeting productivity expectations
  7. Attend outpatient staff meetings for agency communication, clinical consultation and trainings
  8. Coordinate provision of clinical services for consumers with other programs and/or medical services
  9. Abide by all professional, certification, and corporate ethical standards in performance of duties.  Maintain current licensure to be in good standing with the licensure board

 

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in an approved field (social work, counseling, psychology or closely related field) and Missouri licensure or provisional req.  LMSW/LCSW.  --or--bachelor's degree with substance abuse certification.

Pathways/Compass Health offers a competitive benefits package as well as many sites qualify for the National Health Service Corp. student loan repayment program.  Great team environment.